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EoS/EoL for the Cisco 1-Port and 2-Port V.90 Modem WAN Interface Cards

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Product Bulletin No. EOL5003

Cisco Systems® announces the end-of-sale and end-of life dates for the Cisco 1-Port and 2-Port V.90 Modem WAN Interface Cards. The last day to order the affected product is February 5, 2007. Customers with active service contracts will continue to receive support from the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) until February 4, 2012.

Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected product. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the 1-Port and 2-Port V.92 Modem WAN Interface Cards. Table 2 provides relevant information for migrating to the replacement product.

Table 1. End-of-Life Milestones and Dates for the Cisco 1-Port and 2-Port V.90 Modem WAN Interface Cards

Milestone

Definition

Date

End-of-Life Announcement Date

The date the document that announces the end of sale and end of life of a product is distributed to the general public.

August 7, 2006

End-of-Sale Date

The last date to order the product through Cisco point-of-sale mechanisms. The product is no longer for sale after this date.

February 5, 2007

Last Ship Date

The last-possible ship date that can be requested of Cisco and/or its contract manufacturers. Actual ship date is dependent on lead time.

May 6, 2007

End of Routine Failure Analysis Date

The last-possible date a routine failure analysis may be performed to determine the cause of product failure or defect.

February 5, 2008

End of New Service Attachment Date

For equipment and software that is not covered by a service-and-support contract, this is the last date to order a new service-and-support contract or add the equipment and/or software to an existing service-and-support contract.

February 5, 2008

End of Service Contract Renewal Date

The last date to extend or renew a service contract for the product.

May 3, 2011

Last Date of Support

The last date to receive service and support for the product. After this date, all support services for the product are unavailable, and the product becomes obsolete.

February 4, 2012

The replacement 1-Port and 2-Port V.92 Modem WAN Interface Cards (part numbers WIC-1AM-V2 and WIC-2AM-V2) are supported on the following platforms: Cisco 1800 Series, 2600XM, 2691, 2800 Series, 3700 Series, and 3800 Series routers. It is supported in the following minimum Cisco IOS Software releases:

• 12.3(16) Mainline or 12.4(4)T and later maintenance releases for the 2600XM, 2691and 3700

• 12.4(3) Mainline or 12.4(4)T and later mainline releases for 1800, 2800 and 3800

Table 1 describes the end-of-life milestones, definitions, and dates for the affected products. Table 2 lists the product part numbers affected by this announcement, and the mapping between the end-of-sale and replacement part numbers, and Table 3 lists the primary differences between the end-of-life and replacement WAN interface cards.

Table 2. Product Part Numbers Affected by This Announcement

End-of-Sale Product Part Number

Product Description

Replacement Product Part Number

Replacement Product Description

WIC-1AM(=)

One-port Analog Modem WAN Interface Card

WIC-1AM-V2(=)

One-port Analog Modem Interface Card

WIC-2AM(=)

Two-port Analog Modem WAN Interface Card

WIC-2AM-V2(=)

One-port Analog Modem Interface Card

PRODUCT MIGRATION OPTIONS

The recommended replacement for the Cisco 1-Port and 2-Port V.90 Modem WAN Interface Cards is the Cisco 1-Port and 2-Port V.92 Modem WAN interface Cards.
Customers are encouraged to migrate to the Cisco 1-Port and 2-Port V.92 Modem WAN Interface Cards. Information about this product can be found at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/routers/ps259/product_data_sheet09186a00801d66bc.html

Table 3. Product Comparisons

Feature

Cisco 1-Port and 2-Port V.90 Modem WAN Interface Cards

Cisco 1-Port and 2-Port V.92 Modem WAN interface Cards

V.90 (56Kbps connect speeds)

Yes

Yes

V.92 Quick-Connect (faster connection times)

No

Yes

V.44 Compression

No

Yes

Line rate aggregate throughput

No

Yes

Dynamic modem stats updates (during a modem call)

No

Yes

Customers can use the Cisco Technology Migration Plan (TMP) to trade in products and receive credit toward the purchase of new Cisco equipment. For more information about Cisco TMP, go to http://www.cisco.com/go/tradein/. The Cisco TMP application requires all users to have a Cisco.com user ID.
Customers may be able to continue to purchase the end-of-sale product through Cisco's Authorized Refurbished Equipment program. Refurbished units of the end-of-sale product are available in limited supply for sale in certain countries on a first-come, first-served basis. For information about the refurbished equipment program, go to: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/ordering/or6/or17/order_refurbished_equipment_program_description.html

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the Cisco 1-Port and 2-Port V.90 Modem WAN Interface Cards, visit http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/modules/ps3129/prod_module_series_home.html, contact or send an email to your local account representative.
For more information about the Cisco End-of-Life Policy, go to: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/prod_end_of_life.html
To subscribe to receive end-of-life/end-of-sale information, go to: http://www.cisco.com/cgi-bin/Support/FieldNoticeTool/field-notice